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The true story of how businessman Oskar Schindler saved over a thousand Jewish lives from the Nazis while they worked as slaves in his factory during World War II.

8.9
12k
Directed by

Steven Spielberg

Written by

Steven Zaillian (Screenplay)
Thomas Keneally (Novel)

Runtime

195 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Tagline

Whoever saves one life, saves the world entire.

Cast

Keywords

biography train world war ii based on novel or book nazi based on a true story factory holocaust ghetto concentration camp hero jew poland jew persecution auschwitz industrialist defense industry ss weapons manufacturer krakow

Photos

Lists

#6 on IMDb top 250 IMDb

#209 on 1,000 greatest films They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?

#8 on AFI's 100 Years... 100 Movies – 10th Anniversary Edition AFI

#44 on Empire's 500 Greatest Movies Of All Time Empire

Awards

Oscar for Best Art Direction-Set Decoration Allan Starski

Oscar for Best Picture Steven Spielberg Branko Lustig Gerald R. Molen

Oscar for Best Film Editing Michael Kahn

Oscar for Best Director Steven Spielberg